Ramaphosa hands affidavit to state capture inquiry on 'relationship' with Guptas
President Cyril Ramaphosa has submitted an affidavit to the commission of inquiry into state capture explaining his relations with the Guptas.
Deputy Justice Raymond Zondo, speaking on Friday, said that Ramaphosa had requested that the commission make the contents of the affidavit public.
"I thought that as president, he should be the first to give the commission his own affidavit ... The president accepted that this was necessary … He also undertook to encourage cabinet ministers that when they are approached by the commission in this regard, they should co-operate," said Zondo.
He added that Ramaphosa had submitted his affidavit in early July.
"Bearing in mind that the evidence that I have heard since Aug last year in relation to the Guptas and Bosasa, it is important that the commission gets a full idea of what relationships those entities may have had with people who are or were in the executive" Says DCJ.— State Capture Commission (@StateCaptureCom) July 26, 2019
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